Praça Dom Francisco Gomes
(Arco da Vila)
São Tomás de Aquino
St. Thomas Aquinas
Aquino 1225 - Fossanova 1274
Italian Dominican priest of the Catholic Church, and an immensely influential philosopher and theologian in the tradition of scholasticism
Marble statue of St. Thomas Aquinas in a niche above the gate of the Town Arch, built by the architect Francisco Xavier Fabri for Bishop Dom Francisco Gomes do Avelar in the 19th century.
- Unknown artist. Do you know who the sculptor is? please let us know.
Sources & Information
Location (N 37°0'53" - W 7°56'5")
Item Code: ptag030; Photograph: 8 September 2017
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